Skyfall 2012

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(2,596) IMDb 7.8/10
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Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Starring:
Daniel Craig, Judi Dench
Runtime:
2 hours 23 minutes

Available in HD on supported devices

Skyfall

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Product Details

Genres Drama, Thriller, Action & Adventure
Director Sam Mendes
Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench
Supporting actors Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris
Studio MGM
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Andrew C. Miller on 12 Aug 2014
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
SKYFALL [2013] [Limited Edition SteelBook] [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy] The story centres on James Bond [Daniel Craig] investigating an attack on MI6; the attack is part of a plot by former MI6 operative Raoul Silva [Javier Bardem] to humiliate, discredit and kill M as revenge against her for betraying him. The film sees the return of two recurring characters to the series after an absence of two films: Q, played by Ben Whishaw, and Eve Moneypenny, played by Naomie Harris. ‘Skyfall’ is the last film of the series for Dame Judi Dench, who played M, a role that she had played in the previous six films. The position is subsequently filled by Ralph Fiennes' character, Gareth Mallory.

FILM FACT: The film won several accolades, including Two BAFTA Awards, Two Academy Awards and Two Grammys. The song was nominated for and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. It was the first time a James Bond song had won, and only the fourth time one had been nominated. ‘Skyfall’ also won the BRIT Award for Best British Single at the 2013 BRIT Awards

Cast: Daniel Craig, Dame Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Ola Rapace, Helen McCrory, Nicholas Woodeson, Bill Buckhurst, Elize du Toit, Ian Bonar, Gordon Milne, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Wolf Blitzer, Milorad Kapor, Huw Edwards, John Hodgkinson, Jens Hultén, Michael Pink, Russell Balogh, Greg Bennett, Paul Davis

Director: Sam Mendes

Producers: Barbara Broccoli, Michael G. Wilson and Callum McDougall

Screenplay: John Logan, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade

Composer: Thomas Newman

Cinematography: Roger Deakins

Resolution: 1080p

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Audio: English: 5.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mr Baz #1 REVIEWER#1 HALL OF FAME on 14 April 2013
Format: DVD
Enjoyable film as usual excellent opening action sequence. Craig is good and adds the intensity that many like to the Bond role. (he's starting to look a bit older here though)
I do think the film could have been trimmed down a bit or tightened up sequence wise. After the opening there is a bit too much non Bond stuff going on for my tastes, I've no problems with a bit of exploration and talking stuff... some call it getting to know the characters. You could chop 25-30 minutes off this and it would be improved for it.

1 hour and 7 mins in we finally see Javier Bardem, ala Silva the disgruntled ex agent complete with a nice blonde dye job (it does make him very unusual and menacing looking) Javier is superb as the bad guy in this film his presence is felt in every scene he is in (some humorous moments too "oooh Mr Bond chair scene is memorable!). It's just a shame we have to wait this long to get to him.

This Bond film is thin on the gadgets, and some say the better for it. I've no issues with the back to basics take, or the non rule the world plot. Yes it does make a change to have an ex agent theme for this movie. There are some good sequences, but for me it's only when Silva arrives we really get stuck into things (and that's a good half way into the movie). Ending wise I though a little bit basic for me. And the pace of the movie felt too stretched out; as above a good trip to the cutting room would have helped in a lot of ways.

Overall I enjoyed it and surprisingly for a Bond film it does benefit from a second viewing. For me a 4/5 film one of the better Bond movies..but die hard gadget and all action Bond fans might not appreciate the more leisurely pace of the film.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By prisrob TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 2 April 2013
Format: DVD
nstant Video)
'Skyfall' beside the luscious music was one of my favorite Bond films. Daniel Craig has had to prove himself Bond worthy, and, now there is no reason not to hand him the mantle.

The film opens with Bond engaged in one dangerous locale after another. This is the start of something big right away. And,almost 20 mins in we are supposed to believe that Bond is taken out, no I don't think so. The decision to shoot Bond was made by M, played by the brillant Dame Judi Dench. She had no real choice, Bond was being used as a human shield, a split decision made by M. She was called on the carpet by Mallory, played by Ralph Fiennes, her new boss in MI6. She was writing Bond's obituary as she was herself was learning hers. Though M is not ready to retire, and,this film is hers as much as it is Bond's. M is a figure to revere and to love.

Javier Bardem, plays Silva, a bleached blonde computer wizard, and as he put Bond through his paces, I was reminded of the early days of 007, and how much he has become a part of our culture. Not just the Bond women, but the old timers like Judi Dench and those who have come and gone. We end up in Kincade's Scottish mansion. Albert Finney another oldie but goodie has things to say and places to go. And, the beautiful Aston Martin makes a reappearance. Not ready to say goid-bye, not at all.

Recommended. prisrob 04-04-14
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 500 REVIEWER on 23 Feb 2013
Format: Blu-ray
'James' is given an assignment despite failing the fitness and reaction tests.
When M16 is attacked and the department re-locates, 'James' is really the
only 00 available.
Again great action, super gadgets, and great stunts, as always making it again
superb entertainment.
Great performances from 'Judi Dench' as 'M' and 'Daniel Craig' growing into
the 'Bond' role.
Maybe not quite the equal of the brilliant 'Casino Royal' however still a must
for '007' fans.
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